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Friday, March 17, 2017

What's coming up?

First - there's a new FORM for people to submit calendar items. Please use it if you are hosting or sponsoring a speaker, event, rally, campaign, or other thing that people should be interested in supporting and attending! Or you can email info to couleeprogressive[at]hotmail. We may update this post if more events come to light. Please check back or check the calendar often.

SATURDAY, March 18 - At 10 a.m. attend a La Crosse County Premier Resort Tax Info Session (Onalaska City Hall) AND La Crosse Dems are hosting a FUNDRAISER/ST PAT'S PARTY at Earl's Grocery and Saloon (401 Third Street South) from 5 to 8 p.m. Suggested donation $10. Free beer and pop. Bring some food to share. If you regularly work for, donate to, and/or vote for Dem candidates, you need to JOIN THE PARTY (which you can do at this event!)

MONDAY, March 20 ABSENTEE IN PERSON VOTING begins. In La Crosse, go to Clerk's office (2nd floor of City Hall) between 8:30 and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (3/20-3/31) Others may find details at myvote.wi.gov. AND 94th District Rep. Steve Doyle will host a Transportation Funding Round Table at 2 p.m. at the Onalaska Omni center AND at 6:30 p.m. you can hear more about La Crosse County's plan for a Premier Resort Tax at the West Salem Public Library AND the La Crosse Dems will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Ho-Chunk Three Rivers House (8th & Main). You may JOIN THE PARTY at this meeting.

TUESDAY, March 21 - at 9:30 a group of citizens (you can be one! rsvp HERE) will meet with Mayor Kabat about the ACLU's Nine Model Rules and Policies to help support, protect, and defend immigrants in our community AND at noon at the West Salem Public Library, Senator Jennifer Shilling and Rep. Steve Doyle will hold a budget listening session AND at 7 p.m. there will be a candidate forum (districts #3, 34, #5) at Myrick Center.

WEDNESDAY, March 22 - at 3:30 join local environmentalists and legislators at Myrick Center in support of World Water Day. AND, from 5 to 6:30, meet Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Schools, Tony Evers, who is running for another term as supporter and protector of public education in our state. AND at 7 p.m., attend a La Crosse School District candidate forum co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters and La Crosse Neighborhoods, Inc. at the Hogan Administrative Center (807 East Ave. S.) OR have your say at a public forum about Future Bluff and Marshland Management (also at 7 p.m.) at the Black River Beach Neighborhood Center (you can also contact Sunshine Love at 608-789-7309 to give comments if you can't attend the meeting).

THURSDAY, MARCH 23 - the 52nd Annual International Banquet at UW-La Crosse (MUST purchase tickets in advance!) AND Holocaust historian and author Rev. Patrick DesBois will talk about "Holocaust by Bullets" at Viterbo University at 7 p.m.

FRIDAY, MARCH 24 - help raise money for college student scholarships at Holler for Scholars sponsored by Coulee Region Professional Women from 5:30 to 10:30 at Pettibone Resort.

SATURDAY, MARCH 25 - wins the award for most good stuff going on at one time (YOU need a CLONE!) The League of Women Voters hosts a Legislative Breakfast, a chance to dine and speak with elected officials (rsvp by FRIDAY!) AND there's the 4th annual MAYOR'S EXPO - Living Well in the City AND there's the GRASSROOTS FEST in Mazomanie boasting an incredible progressive line up of speakers.

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